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from Heswall Methodist Church: conducted by the Minister. the REV j. DOWSON
Hymns (MHB): When morning gilds the skies (113); Jesus calls us o'er the tumult (157); Lead us. heavenly Father (611) Readings: Psalm 121; Acts 27, vv 9. 18-20. 27. 39-44
Choirmaster DUNCAN LOWRY Organist ROY SEDDON

Contributors

Choirmaster:
Duncan Lowry
Organist:
Roy Seddon

LESLIE CROWTHER appeals on behalf of The Cystic Fibrosis Trust
The Trust seeks a cure for this hereditary disease affecting the lungs and digestion of thousands of British children.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Leslie Crowther[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Crowther.

visits Little Hadham. Herts
Questions from an audience of motoring enthusiasts answered by SAM TOY , Ford of Britain; MRS ELWYN REED. driving school proprietor: MICHAEL BRADSTOCK. University Motors: ROBIN RICHARDS. broadcaster and commentator. Chairman PETER WEST. Producer jim PESTRIDGE at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Unknown:
Sam Toy
Unknown:
Mrs Elwyn Reed.
Unknown:
Michael Bradstock.
Unknown:
Peter West.
Producer:
Jim Pestridge

Cliff Michelmore invites you to ring him on [number removed]to exchange ideas live by phone on any subject bar party politics with studio guests:
Dee Wells , columnist and author; Andrew Sinclair , historian. film producer and novelist; Brian Aldiss , novelist and leading SF writer
[number removed](16 lines) will take calls from 11.0 am onward. Or send your question to Whatever You Think, Room 4066, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA
12.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Cliff Michelmore
Unknown:
Dee Wells
Unknown:
Andrew Sinclair
Unknown:
Brian Aldiss

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Study on 4

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The Thunderbolt
An episode in the history of a provincial family by ARTHUR WING PINERO : adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS. The scene is the Midland town of Singlehampton. early in the century.
Rev George Trist. BERNARD BROWN Producer DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Wing Pinero
Unknown:
Peggy Wells.
Unknown:
George Trist.
Unknown:
Bernard Brown
Producer:
David Davis
James Mortimore:
Peter Clauchton
Mr Vallance:
Peter Bartlett
Thaddeus Mortimore:
Garard Green
Ann, James's wife:
Noel Hood
Col Ponting:
Geoffrey Wincott
Rose, his wife:
Vivienne Chatterton
Mr Elkin:
Arthur Brough
Phyllis Thaddeuss wife:
Ella Milne
Helen Thornhill:
Jill Carey

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners.
What should we do for the under-fives? JANE FINNIS collects some reactions to the Vernon Report. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Producer JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Finnis
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Producer:
Jocelyn Ryder-Smith

I had a wonderful job and then, I don'know why, I stole some goods. I was dismissed, arrested and given a conditional discharge. I deserved everything and I'll never do such a thing again. But can'get another job. J'm sure it's because 1 always tell the truth at an interview. Should It
One of several problems about work discussed with DR WENDY GREENGROSS. psychologist JAMES HEMMING , and personnel manager DOUGLAS BROOKES
Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer HUGH PURCELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Wendy Greengross.
Unknown:
James Hemming
Unknown:
Jean Metcalfe
Producer:
Hugh Purcell

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE David Franklin and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Steve Race

In every life there are moments of decision - turning-points that shape a person's character and outlook. Looking back they may stand out more clearly. Today: Donald Swann Producer FRANK TOPPING

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Swann
Producer:
Frank Topping

NELL GOTKOVSKY iviolin) BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader COLIN STAVELEY conductor BORIS BROTT
Rossini Overture: II Signor Bruschino
8.8* Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
8.33* Mendelssohn Symphony No 4. in a Italian)
(Recorded before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, Llandaff

Contributors

Leader:
Colin Staveley
Conductor:
Boris Brott
Unknown:
Signor Bruschino

by WINIFRED HOLTBY
A story of Yorkshire life in the 1930s adapted for radio in five episodes by olive SHAPI.EY with 1: The School Governors appoint a new Head Mistress
(For full cast see Tues. 3.0 pm) (Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Winifred Holtby
Miss Sarah Burton, MA:
Anna Cropper
Councillor Robert Came:
Nigel Davenport
Alderman Mrs Beddows:
Ruth Dunning
Councillor Huggins:
Wilfred Pickles

"Those of us who saw, as well as heard, Chaliapin, know that his like can never happen again. There are times, indeed, when nature, having produced a masterpiece, really does break the mould." (Neville Cardus)
A portrait in words and music of the great Russian singer, perhaps the greatest operatic artist there has ever been. He was born 100 years ago, on 11 February 1873.
Brewster Mason reads extracts from the autobiography, and there are recollections of Chaliapin by his daughter MARFA HUDSON-DAVIES, SIR NEVILLE CARDUS. IVOR NEWTON. LYDIA SHERWOOD and the late ODA SLOBODSKAYA.
Narrator HUGH DICKSON
Compiled by PEGGY BRANFORD
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
(Brewster Mason is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)

Contributors

Unknown:
Brewster Mason
Unknown:
Sir Neville Cardus.
Unknown:
Ivor Newton.
Unknown:
Peggy Branford
Producer:
Alan Haydock
Unknown:
Brewster Mason

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